IMDA's Open Innovation Platform (OIP) is a virtual crowd-sourcing platform that connects and matches real business challenges or digitalisation opportunities of Problem Owners to Problem Solvers. For more information, visit: www.openinnovation.sg

Event Schedule

IMDA's Open Innovation Platform (OIP) presents.....


A webinar focussing on the Data Analytics-themed challenges

of OIP's latest Innovation Call 12,

which offers prizes monies worth $600,000 across all challenges.


Join the Innovation Thursday: Data Analytics webinar to gain a competitive edge with insider insights about these business challenges!


The webinar takes place on Thu, 9 Dec 2021, from 2pm to 4.30pm, and you will get to ask the Problem Owners your burning questions!

The insights gained from this webinar will allow you to prepare better submissions that meet the needs of our Problem Owners!


For those new to OIP, you will hear how our virtual crowdsourcing platform matches the business challenges of Problem Owners to Problem Solvers like you!

For the full details of the latest Innovation Call 12 challenges,  visit: www.openinnovation.sg/challenges


We shall see you at this Innovation Thursday!


In light of the current COVID-19 situation, this event will be held online via Zoom to ensure the safety and well-being of all participants. You will receive an email confirmation and a link to join virtually upon signing up.


Please send us an email at info@openinnovation.sg if you require assistance.

Date: 9 Dec 2021
Time: 2.00pm - 4pm
Online Seminar via Zoom



For more information about IMDA's Open Innovation Platform (OIP), visit: www.openinnovation.sg 


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About Mandai Wildlife Group

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About the Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM)

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